Period
to 26 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Azure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Azure over the 6 months to 26 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
England > East of England
6 months to
26 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 3 6 21
Rank change year-on-year +3 +15 +26
Permanent jobs citing Azure 400 1,016 1,082
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 20.88% 14.42% 9.78%
As % of the Cloud Services category 52.77% 47.88% 41.62%
Number of salaries quoted 414 821 1,033
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76% +16.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £72,500 £76,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £56,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +1.77% +2.73% +4.76%

Azure is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 758 2,122 2,600
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 39.56% 30.12% 23.49%
Number of salaries quoted 595 1,585 1,982
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £85,750 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +7.84%

Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Azure as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Azure in the East of England

Azure
Salary Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Azure in the East of England.

Salary trend for Azure in the East of England

Azure
Salary Histogram in the East of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Azure in the East of England over the 6 months to 26 September 2020.

Salary histogram for Azure in the East of England

Azure
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Azure within the East of England region over the 6 months to 26 September 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +11 137 £52,500 +10.53% 49
Hertfordshire +4 104 £47,500 -5.00% 55
Essex +21 90 £53,000 +6.00% 19
Bedfordshire +2 46 £47,500 -5.00% 8
Suffolk +2 18 £50,000 -9.09% 4
Norfolk -5 10 £40,000 - 8
Azure
England

For the 6 months to 26 September 2020, IT jobs citing Azure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Azure.

1 157 (39.25%) AWS
2 147 (36.75%) Microsoft
3 129 (32.25%) Windows
4 124 (31.00%) Agile Software Development
5 116 (29.00%) SQL
6 115 (28.75%) .NET
6 115 (28.75%) C#
7 106 (26.50%) DevOps
8 90 (22.50%) Office 365
9 87 (21.75%) Active Directory
9 87 (21.75%) SQL Server
10 74 (18.50%) VMware
11 71 (17.75%) Windows Server
12 70 (17.50%) JavaScript
13 69 (17.25%) Docker
14 60 (15.00%) AngularJS
15 56 (14.00%) Python
16 55 (13.75%) Linux
16 55 (13.75%) Git (software)
16 55 (13.75%) Degree
17 51 (12.75%) VMware Infrastructure
17 51 (12.75%) Problem-Solving
18 49 (12.25%) Hyper-V
19 48 (12.00%) HTML
20 47 (11.75%) Software Engineering
21 45 (11.25%) Finance
21 45 (11.25%) Firewall
21 45 (11.25%) Kubernetes
22 43 (10.75%) CSS
22 43 (10.75%) Web Services

Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 38 (9.50%) SharePoint
2 16 (4.00%) Confluence
3 11 (2.75%) MS Exchange
4 10 (2.50%) Apache Airflow
4 10 (2.50%) Apache Spark
4 10 (2.50%) Luigi
5 9 (2.25%) SharePoint 2013
6 8 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (1.75%) Skype for Business
8 3 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.75%) IIS
9 2 (0.50%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.50%) CMS
9 2 (0.50%) nginx
9 2 (0.50%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.25%) Apache
10 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.25%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.25%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.25%) Umbraco
Applications
1 18 (4.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.25%) NetSuite
2 4 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 157 (39.25%) AWS
2 90 (22.50%) Office 365
3 26 (6.50%) Azure Active Directory
3 26 (6.50%) GCP
4 17 (4.25%) IaaS
4 17 (4.25%) PaaS
5 16 (4.00%) Azure Data Factory
6 14 (3.50%) SaaS
7 13 (3.25%) Power Platform
8 12 (3.00%) CloudBees
8 12 (3.00%) OpenShift
9 10 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
9 10 (2.50%) Amazon EMR
9 10 (2.50%) Logic Apps
9 10 (2.50%) Mimecast
9 10 (2.50%) OneDrive
10 7 (1.75%) Dynamics 365
11 5 (1.25%) Serverless
12 4 (1.00%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 45 (11.25%) Firewall
2 27 (6.75%) LAN
3 26 (6.50%) WAN
4 23 (5.75%) TCP/IP
5 18 (4.50%) VPN
5 18 (4.50%) Wi-Fi
6 16 (4.00%) Internet
7 13 (3.25%) DHCP
7 13 (3.25%) DNS
7 13 (3.25%) SAN
8 12 (3.00%) Network Security
8 12 (3.00%) VoIP
8 12 (3.00%) Wireless
9 10 (2.50%) VLAN
10 8 (2.00%) RS-232
10 8 (2.00%) RS-485
11 7 (1.75%) Skype
11 7 (1.75%) Unified Communications
12 5 (1.25%) Cisco Wireless
13 4 (1.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (21.75%) SQL Server
2 33 (8.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 32 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
4 23 (5.75%) MySQL
4 23 (5.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 22 (5.50%) NoSQL
6 16 (4.00%) Azure SQL Database
6 16 (4.00%) Relational Database
7 14 (3.50%) Big Data
8 13 (3.25%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (3.25%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (3.00%) Oracle Database
9 12 (3.00%) Oracle Database 12c
10 10 (2.50%) Amazon RDS
10 10 (2.50%) Amazon Redshift
10 10 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
10 10 (2.50%) Azkaban
10 10 (2.50%) Hadoop
11 8 (2.00%) MariaDB
12 6 (1.50%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 55 (13.75%) Git (software)
2 42 (10.50%) Jenkins
3 25 (6.25%) JIRA
4 14 (3.50%) TeamCity
5 13 (3.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 11 (2.75%) Visual Studio
7 9 (2.25%) GitLab
7 9 (2.25%) Travis CI
8 5 (1.25%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (1.00%) Bitbucket
9 4 (1.00%) Cypress.io
9 4 (1.00%) Selenium
9 4 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.50%) SonarQube
11 1 (0.25%) Bower
11 1 (0.25%) Grunt
11 1 (0.25%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.25%) Karma Test Runner
11 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 1 (0.25%) webpack
General
1 45 (11.25%) Finance
2 12 (3.00%) Manufacturing
3 9 (2.25%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.00%) Local Government
4 8 (2.00%) Public Sector
5 5 (1.25%) Retail
6 4 (1.00%) Games
7 3 (0.75%) Back Office
7 3 (0.75%) Law
8 2 (0.50%) Publishing
9 1 (0.25%) Automotive
9 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 105 (26.25%) Developer
2 33 (8.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 31 (7.75%) .NET Developer
4 29 (7.25%) Analyst
5 28 (7.00%) C# Developer
6 26 (6.50%) Software Engineer
7 25 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
8 21 (5.25%) Administrator
8 21 (5.25%) Azure Engineer
9 20 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
9 20 (5.00%) Cloud Engineer
10 19 (4.75%) Architect
11 18 (4.50%) Software Developer
12 16 (4.00%) Support Engineer
13 14 (3.50%) SQL Developer
14 13 (3.25%) SharePoint Developer
15 12 (3.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
15 12 (3.00%) 2nd Line Support
15 12 (3.00%) Principal Engineer
16 11 (2.75%) Backend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (28.75%) .NET
2 60 (15.00%) AngularJS
3 48 (12.00%) HTML
4 43 (10.75%) CSS
4 43 (10.75%) Web Services
5 42 (10.50%) .NET Core
6 32 (8.00%) ASP.NET
7 26 (6.50%) Node.js
8 21 (5.25%) HTML5
9 20 (5.00%) React
10 19 (4.75%) RESTful
10 19 (4.75%) Vue.js
11 17 (4.25%) Laravel
12 16 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
13 15 (3.75%) REST
14 14 (3.50%) ASP.NET Web API
15 13 (3.25%) JSON
15 13 (3.25%) XML
16 12 (3.00%) CSS3
16 12 (3.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 36 (9.00%) Management Information System
2 24 (6.00%) Public Cloud
3 17 (4.25%) Data Centre
4 15 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (3.50%) Self-Motivation
6 10 (2.50%) Data Structures
7 9 (2.25%) Driving Licence
7 9 (2.25%) Life Science
8 8 (2.00%) Hybrid Cloud
8 8 (2.00%) LIMS
9 6 (1.50%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.50%) User Experience
10 5 (1.25%) Algorithms
10 5 (1.25%) Embedded Systems
10 5 (1.25%) Greenfield Project
10 5 (1.25%) Replication
11 4 (1.00%) Cloud Native
11 4 (1.00%) Security Operations Centre
12 3 (0.75%) Blog
12 3 (0.75%) Shadow IT
Operating Systems
1 129 (32.25%) Windows
2 71 (17.75%) Windows Server
3 55 (13.75%) Linux
4 29 (7.25%) Android
5 26 (6.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (5.00%) Windows Server 2016
7 18 (4.50%) Windows 10
8 16 (4.00%) Apple iOS
8 16 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (2.75%) CentOS
9 11 (2.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (2.25%) Debian
10 9 (2.25%) Windows Server 2019
11 4 (1.00%) Ubuntu
11 4 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.25%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (31.00%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (26.50%) DevOps
3 51 (12.75%) Problem-Solving
4 47 (11.75%) Software Engineering
5 43 (10.75%) TDD
6 40 (10.00%) MVC
7 36 (9.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 32 (8.00%) Migration
9 31 (7.75%) Continuous Delivery
10 30 (7.50%) Project Management
11 29 (7.25%) Scrum
12 27 (6.75%) SDLC
13 26 (6.50%) Analytics
13 26 (6.50%) Microservices
14 25 (6.25%) Computer Science
14 25 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
14 25 (6.25%) Software Delivery
15 23 (5.75%) ITIL
15 23 (5.75%) Web Development
16 22 (5.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 116 (29.00%) SQL
2 115 (28.75%) C#
3 70 (17.50%) JavaScript
4 56 (14.00%) Python
5 42 (10.50%) PowerShell
6 41 (10.25%) Java
7 29 (7.25%) PHP
8 22 (5.50%) Bash Shell
9 21 (5.25%) Perl
10 19 (4.75%) TypeScript
11 17 (4.25%) C++
12 10 (2.50%) Scala
12 10 (2.50%) T-SQL
13 8 (2.00%) Java 8
14 6 (1.50%) VBScript
15 3 (0.75%) Apple Swift
15 3 (0.75%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.50%) Go
16 2 (0.50%) Rust
16 2 (0.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 55 (13.75%) Degree
2 21 (5.25%) Computer Science Degree
2 21 (5.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (3.00%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (2.00%) CCNA
5 6 (1.50%) Security Cleared
5 6 (1.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (1.25%) A+ Certification
6 5 (1.25%) HNC
6 5 (1.25%) MCDST
6 5 (1.25%) MCSE
6 5 (1.25%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.00%) MCITP
8 3 (0.75%) CCNP
8 3 (0.75%) CCSA
8 3 (0.75%) CISSP
8 3 (0.75%) MCSA
8 3 (0.75%) SANS
8 3 (0.75%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (7.00%) SLA
2 8 (2.00%) GxP
3 7 (1.75%) QA
4 3 (0.75%) AICPA
4 3 (0.75%) COBIT
4 3 (0.75%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.75%) NIST
5 2 (0.50%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 87 (21.75%) Active Directory
2 69 (17.25%) Docker
3 51 (12.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 49 (12.25%) Hyper-V
5 16 (4.00%) vSphere
6 9 (2.25%) VirtualBox
6 9 (2.25%) VMware Workstation
7 8 (2.00%) Xen
8 6 (1.50%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (0.75%) iptables
9 3 (0.75%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.75%) vCloud
9 3 (0.75%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.50%) XenApp
11 1 (0.25%) Snort
11 1 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 45 (11.25%) Kubernetes
2 29 (7.25%) Ansible
3 27 (6.75%) Terraform
4 18 (4.50%) Microsoft Intune
5 14 (3.50%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (3.25%) Puppet
7 11 (2.75%) SCCM
8 8 (2.00%) Kibana
8 8 (2.00%) logstash
9 3 (0.75%) Cisco UCCX
9 3 (0.75%) SolarWinds Orion
10 2 (0.50%) Grafana
10 2 (0.50%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (0.50%) SCOM
10 2 (0.50%) WSUS
11 1 (0.25%) Graylog
11 1 (0.25%) Jamf Pro
11 1 (0.25%) Prometheus
11 1 (0.25%) QRadar
11 1 (0.25%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 147 (36.75%) Microsoft
2 74 (18.50%) VMware
3 40 (10.00%) Cisco
4 20 (5.00%) Citrix
4 20 (5.00%) Oracle
5 14 (3.50%) IBM
6 12 (3.00%) Sophos
7 9 (2.25%) CheckPoint
7 9 (2.25%) Google
7 9 (2.25%) HP
8 8 (2.00%) Juniper
8 8 (2.00%) Meraki
9 6 (1.50%) NetApp
9 6 (1.50%) SonicWALL
9 6 (1.50%) Veeam
10 5 (1.25%) JD Edwards
11 4 (1.00%) Aruba
11 4 (1.00%) Dell
12 3 (0.75%) Sitecore
12 3 (0.75%) Splunk